Endocrinology & Metabolism

Research finds higher disease protection in fat cells in females

Research from the University of Cincinnati finds a higher presence of mitochondria in fat tissue in females. The research suggests this provides women protection against obesity and metabolic diseases. The study was published ...

Biomedical technology

Preventing postsurgical adhesions using hydrogel barriers

Following surgery within the abdominal or pelvic cavities, scar tissue often forms on the inner linings of these cavities and may adhere to the organs which are found within them. This adhesion occurs in 93% of these patients ...

Cardiology

Regenerating the cells that keep the heart beating

Specialized cells that conduct electricity to keep the heart beating have a previously unrecognized ability to regenerate in the days after birth, a new study in mice by UT Southwestern researchers suggests. The finding, ...

Overweight & Obesity

Study highlights the importance of signaling molecule in obesity

Recent work from the University of Kentucky College of Medicine published in Trends in Endocrinology & Metabolism discusses an essential signaling pathway that causes metabolic dysfunction including insulin resistance and ...

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